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Old 04-28-2017, 11:56 AM
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I need to get my wren44 serviced and was wondering is wren back in business. If so were would i send it to get serviced
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Old 04-28-2017, 02:08 PM
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Hey David -
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Don't know how they're doing - but haven't heard anything real bad, lately. There were some ups and downs with the new Wren for a while - then some reports that they were doing fine on service. Last I heard.
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Old 04-28-2017, 03:26 PM
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See if Carlos at RTI can help..Worth a shot..
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Yes, they're in business.
http://www.wrenpowersystems.com/repairs.html

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Old 04-29-2017, 04:44 AM
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Is RTI still in business? Can't find their website anymore
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Wren have a new MD who is looking after the buiness side while MM looks after the engineering.
Doing well now I believe...
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A buddy just got an engine back from Wren and received great service. You need to send it to England, there's nobody State side anymore.
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Hear, hear to that.

I recently sent my Wren 44 for service and upgrade to kero start.

I Thought they had returned a new engine, it was gleaming in its new case and repolished exhaust nozzle.

Started and ran beautifully ar first attempt, ( just as do my Supersport and XL 200) all for a reasonable price.

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Just heard a rumor that they are about to go out of business again can anyone confirm if or if not this is true

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Originally Posted by jetspud View Post
Just heard a rumor that they are about to go out of business again can anyone confirm if or if not this is true

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Good question - I guess a better question is - How's Wren's business going now/ See a lot of decent Wren engines up for sale and would be nice to have confidence the business is sound.

How does a customer figure that out?

Just the track record of small businesses up from the ashes of a shuttered one isn't too good, no matter what the field of endeavor.

Hope they are good and solid with sound business practices well into the future.
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About 10 months ago I sent them a Wren 44 to service and then sell. With the credit I bought one of their new Wren 100's.
My friend needed it and says it runs like a top!
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